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I cry tears of blood for you today Tears for the land that disregards my race I too cried for the freedom from opression Yet defeated I cry for the land gaining media attention What no one knows is how fickle you have become Monetary gain being your solitary game Why subjugate me to renewed oppression When like you I too suffered All because I do not fit the mould Yet strived I did holding hands for our freedom Now you abandon me simply because I'm me I cant choose my hue just like you Blood flows in me same as in you Apartheid symbolised Black oppression Yet now affirmative action is the same mission! Heartbroken I cry tears of blood today For my beautiful country that has forsaken me My cries lie unheard and my worth is unfit For the hue you see . . . I do not fit

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